United Kingdom Encyclopedia of Law     Wiki Legal Encyclopedia (BETA)
What do you need to know about law? Search in more than 1.500.000 entries

Crown Pleas in United Kingdom

Meaning of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown

The following is an old definition of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown [1]: Criminal causes. Opposed, common pleas: civil actions between subject and subject. The king, in whom centers the majesty of the whole people, is the person supposed to be injured by every infraction of public rights, and is the proper prosecutor. See King.


Notes and References

  1. Concept of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an Exposition of the Principles of Law: Comprising a Dictionary and Compendium of American and English Jurisprudence; William C. Anderson; T. H. Flood and Company, Law Publishers, Chicago, United States)

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming entry in the Encyclopedia of Law. Please check back later for the full entry.

Law is our Passion

This entry about Crown Pleas has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the Crown Pleas entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case credited as the source of the Crown Pleas entry. Please note this CC BY licence applies to some textual content of Crown Pleas, and that some images and other textual or non-textual elements may be covered by special copyright arrangements. For guidance on citing Crown Pleas (giving attribution as required by the CC BY licence), please see below our recommendation of "Cite this Entry".

Cite this entry

Legal Citations Generator

(2017, 05). Crown Pleas lawi.org.uk Retrieved 06, 2021, from https://lawi.org.uk/crown-pleas/

05 2017. 06 2021 <https://lawi.org.uk/crown-pleas/>

"Crown Pleas" lawi.org.uk. lawi.org.uk, 05 2017. Web. 06 2021. <https://lawi.org.uk/crown-pleas/>

"Crown Pleas" lawi.org.uk. 05, 2017. Accesed 06 2021. https://lawi.org.uk/crown-pleas/

Patricia M. Leopold, 'Crown Pleas' (lawi.org.uk 2017) <https://lawi.org.uk/crown-pleas/> accesed 2021 June 16

Usage Metrics

395 Views. 320 Visitors.

Google Scholar: Search for Crown Pleas Related Content


Schema Summary

  • Article Name: Crown Pleas
  • Author: Patricia M. Leopold
  • Description: Meaning of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown The following is an old definition of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown [1]: [...]

This entry was last updated: May 20, 2017


Recent Comments